The best buys

It’s boom time for the luxury market yet again. Check out what’s new in the stores this fortnight.

Anumeha Chaturvedi | Print Edition: August 24, 2008

It’s boom time for the luxury market yet again. Check out what’s new in the stores this fortnight. 

Diorís christal dazzling
Dior’s christal dazzling
Dior’s Christal Dazzling comes in a limited edition and there are just 500 pieces available worldwide. “The exceptional work on the dial, details like the delicate shading of the mother of pearl degrade face, makes the watch unique and very Dior,” says John Galliano, its designer.
Price: Rs 7,90,000-8,43,000
Available at: Dior Boutique at the Oberoi, New Delhi

Reveilo late harvest ad Chenin Blanc
Reveilo late harvest ad Chenin Blanc

This dessert wine from the stables of Vintage Wines Pvt. Ltd. has a golden hue and an aroma that’s reminiscent of honey and scorched almonds. Mouth-filling, rich and sweet, it’s best paired with Gorgonzola or other musty cheese.
Price: Rs 845 for a 375 ml bottle
Available at: Leading liquor outlets in Mumbai, Pune, Nashik and Bangalore

Bravia V & S Series from Sony
Bravia V & S Series from Sony
The brand new range of BRAVIA LCD televisions from Sony includes several full high definition models. The new BRAVIA V and S Series models offer new and improved features like the BRAVIA engine 2, intelligent picture and MPEG noise reduction. The amplified and enhanced surround sound and additional features like the sleep timer and picture freeze add to the effect.
Price: Rs 24,990-2,99,900
Available at: Select Sony stores across the country

Teak from Hidesign
Teak from Hidesign

The Teak Collection from Hidesign consists of three classic designs— the Classic Tote, Hobo ‘Jacqueline Onassis’ bag and the Classic Bucket bag. The Classic Tote is spacious and stylish and the hobo style bag, made famous by the late Jacqueline Kennedy, has adjustable handle straps with solid brass buckles.
Price: Rs 2,895-3,345
Available at: Hidesign stores across the country

HTC P4350 Herald
HTC P4350 Herald

The HTC P4350 Herald is the new feature-rich quad-band PDA phone from HTC. The features include a semi-automatic sliding full qwerty keypad, windows mobile 6.0 direct push e-mail technology, synchronisation with the Microsoft Outlook calendar and a 200 MHz processor. A five-way navigation control ensures easy operation.
Price: Rs 21,900
Available at: Leading electronics stores across the country

Air Rejuven8 from Nike
Air Rejuven8 from Nike

Designed by footwear designer Bob Mervar, the Air Rejuven8 is meant to help your feet relax and recover after a hard workout or a race. A network of diamondshaped “struts” allow for airflow, breathability and the movement of moisture away from the skin, which is crucial in comfort footwear.
Price: Rs 4,500
Availability: Nike stores across the country

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